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Genmaicha Milk Tea Recipe
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Genmaicha milk tea is a popular Japanese tea beverage that combines the nutty and earthy flavors of genmaicha tea with the creamy sweetness of milk. This is something you may find at trendy cafes and tea shops around the world, but today we’re going to learn how you can make it at home for a fraction of the price!
6 g of Genmaicha Tea Leaves
120 ml milk of choice
120 ml water
3 tsp Sugar (or Honey)
Prepare the Genmaicha tea
Boil water to around 180-190°F (82-88°C)
Add 6 g of Genmaicha Tea Leaves leaves in a teapot
Let the tea steep for 1 minute. Feel free to steep more for stronger taste.
Pour the tea through a strainer into a cup or a glass.
Preparing the Milk for the Japanese genmaicha milk tea
If you are using cow's milk, heat the milk in a pot over medium heat until it is hot but not boiling. If you are using a non-dairy milk, such as almond milk, heat it in a pot over medium heat or in a microwave-safe container for about a minute or until hot.
Once the milk is heated, use the frother or steam wand to froth the milk until it has doubled in volume and has a creamy texture.
Assembling the genmaicha milk tea
Pour the brewed tea into a cup or a glass.
Add the milk
Add sweetener to taste.
Genmaicha milk tea is ready to serve.
This genmaicha milk tea recipe provides a guide to making a delicious and traditional Japanese genmaicha milk tea that combines the nutty and earthy flavors of genmaicha tea with the creamy sweetness of milk.
The recipe is simple and easy to follow, and it can be adjusted to personal taste by playing with the steeping time, temperature, milk ratio and sweetener.
You can also play with variations of the genmaicha with milk recipe by trying different types of milk or sweeteners, or by adding additional flavors such as vanilla or caramel.
Overall, the genmaicha milk tea is a perfect balance of savory and sweet, that's why it's a perfect beverage for any time of the day.